Corporate Counsel

Less than 5 years experience  •  Manufacturing

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/10/18
Less than 5 years experience
Manufacturing
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/10/18

Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities: The responsibilities of this position include to:

  • research, review, interpret, draft and negotiate a variety of commercial contracts associated with Matheson’s industrial, packaged and electronics gas business. Types of contracts include sales, consulting, product supply, construction, lease, and non-disclosure agreements;
  • support Matheson’s existing international business groups and the expansion into additional territories;
  • provide counsel to business personnel on matters of law and policy, with an emphasis on M&A, real estate and litigation;
  • assist business personnel on environmental activities and compliance with Federal and State regulations;
  • manage litigation and other dispute processes, including managing outside counsel to achieve Matheson’s legal objectives within approved budgetary parameters;
  • work closely with and support Matheson’s Finance, Safety/Health/Environmental and Human Resources teams; and
  • assist with the corporate governance requirements of Matheson and its subsidiaries.

Qualifications

Requirements: Candidates should have the following minimum qualifications:

  • J.D. from an ABA accredited law school with excellent academic credentials and admission to the TX state bar or TX In-House Counsel License;
  • minimum of three to five years of experience as a commercial transactional attorney with experience in product sales and service-related transactions;
  • strong negotiation, analytical, and drafting skills;
  • demonstrated ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines and balance multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with minimum supervision;
  • excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • working knowledge of Microsoft Office and PowerPoint;
  • ability to work independently and partner effectively in a team environment; and
  • prior experience in commercial law and mergers and acquisitions within a chemical or industrial/specialty gas industry is a plus.
  • Requisition ID 2018-2304
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